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Michael Phelps shares a laugh with Bubba Watson on the 18th green during the Wednesday Pro-Am of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on January 30, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
Michael Phelps shares a laugh with Bubba Watson on the 18th green during the Wednesday Pro-Am of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on January 30, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- In a week overshadowed by Vijay Singh's admittance of taking a banned substance, the players return to the course at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday.

Defending champ Kyle Stanley will try to find his game, while the likes of Bo Van Pelt, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson and Jason Dufner headline the big names.

Oh, and don't forget the par-3 16th, where you better have some thick skin if you hit a bad shot.

We'll keep you updated all day with our Tour Tracker, but here is a look at our pre-tournament coverage first . . .

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